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Olympic & MaJOR Games Experience

  • Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games 
  • Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games
  • Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games 
  • London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games 
  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Summer Games 
  • Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games 

Career

As of October 2014: Principal, KD Consulting

Providing management consulting to organizations in the areas of operational readiness, contingency planning, change management and strategic planning. 

  • 2015 Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games - Consulting on contingency planning and operational readiness. Games time role operating the Sport Command Centre.
  • 2012-2014 Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee General Manager, Sport Policy & Operations
  • 2012 London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Manager Games Readiness
  • 2005-2010 Vancouver Organising Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Director Sport Services
  • 1999-2004 Various contracts in the technology and insurance industry. Focus on reporting and sales.

EDUCATION

Project Management Certificate - Focus: Strategic Leadership

Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC CANADA

Bachelor of Arts - Major: Political Science, Minor: Communications

University of Washington, Seattle WA

2002 FISA World Rowing Championships

Rowing Career

2002 FISA World Rowing Championships - 6th Women's 8+ CANADA

1999 NCAA First Team All-American - UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 

1998 FISA Under 23 World Rowing Championships - Women's 4- CANADA

1998 NCAA Champion - Women's Varsity 8+ UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

1997 FISA Under 23 World Rowing Championships - BRONZE Women's 4- CANADA

1997 NCAA Champion - Women's Varsity 8+ UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

1997 Rowing Canada Aviron Female Sculler of the Year Award